Featured images show bar examinees who showed up as early as 4 a.m. at the drop-off area of San Beda College and at the other venue in the University of Santo Tomas University in Metro Manila.

By Benjamin Cuaresma

MANILA — More than 10,000 aspiring lawyers queued up early in the morning Sunday (17 September 2023) as the 2023 Bar examinations unfolded in 14 different testing centers across the country the Supreme Court said.

First time Bar examinees this year (2023) reached 5,832 while re-takers came to a figure of 4,984 the Supreme Court said.

In all, the Office of the Bar Chairman said the exact number of Bar hopefuls reached 10,816 this year.

After Sunday’s (September 17, 2023) initial schedule, examinees return on
Wednesday, September 20 and again on Sunday, September 24, 2023. (ai/mnm)